Welcome to the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions! Check out this website by navigating through the tabs above to find licensing information for the following professions: Architecture, Engineering, Geology, Landscape Architecture and Surveying, in addition to the Business Entities for these professions. 

Announcements & News: 

CLARB Annual Meeting

Board member Carisa McMullen, LA, recently attended the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Board's (CLARB) Annual Meeting in Boise, Idaho. The theme of which was "Thinking Differently". Please click here to view Carisa's article re-capping CLARB's agenda and the progress made towards reducing the threat to occupational licensure! 

NCEES Seeks Participants for Industrial and Systems Exam Survey

NCEES is still seeking licensed professional engineers practicing industrial and systems engineering to participate in a professional activities and knowledge study for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Industrial Systems exam. Details on the online survey are included in NCEES news release, please click here to be directed

Transitioning to NCARB's ARE 5.0

The last day to take an ARE 4.0 division in a test center is June 30, 2018. Do you have a plan in place to finish the exam or transition to ARE 5.0? Click here for NCARB's ARE 5.0 Transition Calculator! As of early September, there were over 36,500 candidates in NARB's system with ARE 4.0 eligibilities. NCARB will be sending targeted messages to those with eligibility over the next 10 months and KSBTP will continue to provide updates and resources through NCARB as available. 

NCEES Recognizes Long-Standing Service of KSBTP Board Member

Dick Hayter, Ph.D., P.E., received a Distinguished Service Award from NCEES! A press release of all 2017 NCEES service award winners can be found at this link: https://ncees.org/ncees-recognizes-long-standing-service-5/.  The winners were honored at the NCEES annual meeting, held August 23-26, 2017. 

NCEES Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

KSBTP Board President Maurice Bowersox, P.E., continues to serve as Central Zone vice president in the second year of his two-year term. The NCEES press release announcing the 2017–18 board of directors can be found at this link: https://ncees.org/tami-begins-term-ncees-president/.

Registration is Open for KSLS Annual Conference

The Kansas Society of Land Surveyors will hold its 60th Annual Conference on October 18-20, 2017 in Topeka, KS. A Kansas Minimum Standards class will be presented by Board member Bill Haverkamp on Thursday, October 19th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. For more information, or to register, please visit https://ksls.com

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KSBTP is excited to announce a new and improved form of communication: E-mail blasts!
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Upcoming Meetings: 

Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm 
KSBTP Complaint Committee Meeting
900 S.W. Jackson Street, Room 510

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 8:00 am 
PE/PS Committee Meeting
900 S.W. Jackson Street, Room 510

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 9:00 am 
ARCH/LA/PG Committee Meeting
900 S.W. Jackson Street, Room 560

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:00 am 
KSBTP Board Meeting
900 S.W. Jackson Street, Room 510

Please contact the Board office for more information. 

Exam Dates / Deadlines: 


PE                  10/27/2017                06/15/2017                                       NCEES
FG                  10/06/2017                07/01/2017                                       ASBOG
PG                  10/06/2017                07/01/2017                                       ASBOG
PT I & II          10/16/2017                09/18/2017                                       K
PT I & II          01/16/2018                12/18/2017                                       KSS*     

* The KSS (Kansas State Specific) is a required exam for all surveyors; it is administered in Topeka by the Kansas Board of Technical Professions. 


Page last updated September 25, 2017.